William R. Wilson Reverend

William R. Wilson Reverend

January 06, 1929 - October 07, 2020

William R. Wilson Reverend

January 06, 1929 - October 07, 2020


Reverend William R. Wilson

Monroeville Formerly of Beaver


Reverend William R. Wilson, 91 formerly of Beaver passed away Wednesday October 7th in his home in Monroeville surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 6, 1929 in West Reading, PA and was the son of the late William and Mildred Bailey Wilson. Reverend Wilson had served as a pastor for more than 40 years at United Methodist churches in McKeesport, California and Washington PA ,Ingomar, Oakmont and then Beaver where he retired and lived for more than 30 years. He was a lifelong Rotarian serving as President in California and Beaver. He was a graduate of Lafayette College, Wesley Theological Seminary and the University of Pittsburgh from where he later earned his Ph.D. Surviving him are his wife Mary Jane Rhodes Wilson, sons William (Debra) Wilson, North Huntingdon, PA and John (Barbara) Wilson, Cherry Hill, NJ, grandchildren, Ellen, Matthew, Abby, Luke, Valerie and Julia and a great-granddaughter, Anne Teresa. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Jack Wilson. The family will have a private family graveside service at Beaver Cemetery. The family suggests contributions if desired may be sent to the College Avenue United Methodist Church, 345 College Ave. Beaver, PA 15009 or the First United Methodist Church, 1406 Cornell St. #1 McKeesport, PA 15132.Professional services were entrusted to Todd Funeral Home, 340 Third Street, Beaver. 


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8 responses to William R. Wilson Reverend

  1. Mary Ann Falcone-Bolland, Retired Executive Director, Homemaker-Home Health Aide Service and Don Bolland says:

    Dear Mary Jane and Family:Deepest sympathy during this difficult time.I had the pleasure of experiencing Reverend Wilson’s style of leadership and dedication when he served on the board of Homemaker-Home Health Aide Service of Beaver County, Inc. for many years.He was a loyal volunteer who served as President and on several committees.Reverend Bill took his role seriously and always contributed his ideas to further the cause of the agency.It was my pleasure to work with him and to know Mary Jane as well.

  2. John Wilson says:

    Thanks for sharing your memories of our Dad. I remember how much he valued his work with the Homemaker Home Health Aide Service. We truly appreciate your comforting words.

  3. John Wilson says:

    Thanks for sharing your memories of our Dad. We are finding comfort through kind words like yours. Much appreciated.

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